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and education choices parents with special needs kids make. had it passed, crpd would have been the law of the land under the u.s. constitution supremacy clause and trumped state laws and could have been used as precedent by state and federal judges. again, that's not true. why the fudging of facts? we asked senator santorum on the program tonight. he declined, and like the others that won't explain themselves, we can guess their motivations and frankly it's so baffling we're taking wide guesses and we don't want to do that. the treaty supporters say that politics and a paranoia about the u.n. trumped the rights of the disabled in this vote. ted kennedy jr. is a health care attorney and advocate for people with disabilities. when he was 12 years old he lost his leg to bone cancer. there's a picture of him taken with his dad six years after that. he's a strong support either of the u.n. disabilities treaty. i spoke to him earlier today. >> it seems like you guys lost based on something that had nothing to do with the actual treaty? >> it's true. it's a sad day for people with disabilitie
and said it would have given the u.n. oversight of the health care and education choices parents with special needs kids need to make. had it been the law of the land it would have trumped state laws and could have been used as precedent by state and federal judges. that is not true. so, why the fudging of facts and we asked senator santorum on the program. he, too, declined. we can only guess the motivations and frankly some of this is kind of so baffling we'd be taking wild guesses and we don't want to do that. the treaty supporters including senator kerry say that politics and a paranoia about the u.n. trumped the rights of the disabled in this vote. ted kennedy jr., the son of the late senator kennedy is a health care attorney and advocate for people with disabilities. when he was 12 years old he lost his leg to bone cancer. that's a picture taken six years after that. he's a strong supporter of the treaty and not ginn up on it. i spoke to him earlier today. >> it sounds to me, it's one thing to lose based on facts and another thing to lose based on things that are completely
on how best to educate and otherwise care for their children with disabilities, and another provision of the treaty that can be read to obligate the united states government to pay for abortion services. >> you're just interpreting things. it never uses the word abortion, it basically says that disabled people should have the same access to health care that other people have, non-disabled people have overseas, again, we're talking about overseas. >> it does refer to reproductive rights and reproductive rights in this context has been interpreted to include abortion, and this is -- >> interpreted by you. >> -- an interpretation -- yes, and a number of other people who looked at it as well. the point is that if this does mean something, and if it could mean something that could impact u.s. law. >> but this treaty states it's not self-executing. and the u.s. supreme court has said that a non-self executing treaty doesn't create obligations that could be enforced in u.s. federal courts. >> the fact that it may be non-self executing, anderson, doesn't mean that it doesn't have any impact a
do not have access to a public school education. it affords them huge rights and for the united states to not be in the vanguard, we have been in the forefront of disability rights and disability rights has always been a bipartisan cause in -- from the rehab act of 1973 to special education where people like my dad worked with senator orrin hatch, so many other republicans in a bipartisan way because disability crosses every single socioeconomic barrier. so i think what's upsetting about this vote, disability law that was never political before is politicized. >> besides john mccain, former senator dole, you had dick thornburgh, former attorney general who i guess is the father of a disabled child? >> that's correct, yeah. >> if anybody would know about the impact of the u.s. law, the former attorney general of the united states would have a pretty good idea if this impacted u.s. law. >> i think that's a very good point. we did have eight republicans and i take my hat off to them because they had to face very stiff pressure by the far right not to join with the democrats to vote
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? >> i think they have a right to regulate the entry or the educational or the other kinds of requirements to become a medical doctor or counselor and that's what they do. we're not contending that that's the issue here. but they don't have a right to come into a subject matter of counseling and then license only one viewpoint on that same subject matter. >> jeff, what about that? is this a first amendment issue? >> this is actually a hard case, i think, because it is true that physicians or anyone else can express any kind of opinion they want about homosexuality but it's also true that the state of california can regulate the practice of medicine, including telling doctors and any kind of care providers you can't mislead, give advice that will hurt patients. they can't prescribe laetrile to cure cancer because that doesn't work. what the state of california tried to do here is say that this kind of therapy is harmful, especially to children, and we as the state can stop it. that i think is close to legal, but it is also true that physicians and therapists do have certain
over the american educational system, never, absolutely not. >> all right. jeff toobin, thanks. >> let us know what you think. we're on twitter right now. @andersoncooper. >> are republicans and democrats looking for a way of climbing down from the fiscal cliff. there are signs of give, perhaps, on either side, but can either side go far enough without losing the support of their core supporters? [ female announcer ] what if the next big thing, isn't a thing at all? it's lots of things. all waking up. connecting to the global phenomenon we call the internet of everything. ♪ it's going to be amazing. and exciting. and maybe, most remarkably, not that far away. we're going to wake the world up. and watch, with eyes wide, as it gets to work. cisco. tomorrow starts here. [ sniffs ] i took dayquil but my nose is still runny. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't treat that. really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold truth! we believe the m
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of the united states? >> control over kids, control over state law, control over the american educational system, never, absolutely not. >> all right. jeff toobin, thanks. let us know what you think. we're on twitter right now. @andersoncooper. i'll be tweeting tonight. >>> up next, are republicans and democrats looking for ways of climbing down from the fiscal cliff? the president, house speaker john boehner meeting at the white house. new signs of give on both sides but can either side go far enough without losing their core of supporters? >>> welcome back "raw politics" now. 22 worried days until america goes off the fiscal cliff. or maybe 21 worrying days and one panicking night. there are signs even three weeks out that neither side really wants to push it to the very end. president obama today speaking at a truck engine plant in michigan said he's willing to give a little but he's not willing to compromise when it comes to higher taxes on the wealthiest americans. notice, though, he did not say he was married to a specific rate, such as all the way back to the clinton-era levels. as for ho
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